Contact us to tour the school: (831) 427-2641, office@springhillschool.org

Spring Hill School provides an individualized learning environment in which each child’s unique gifts are recognized and nurtured, enabling them to reach their highest potential. Located in Santa Cruz, California, Spring Hill is an independent private school serving preschool through sixth grade students and sending graduates to top national and local public and private schools. Spring Hill School is the only independent design thinking elementary school of its kind on the Central Coast of California. Spring Hill School was voted Best Private School in Santa Cruz County in the latest Santa Cruz Sentinel Reader’s Choice Awards by Santa Cruz County residents.

Our Mission

The education we provide is wholesome and dynamic. It leads to students enjoying learning through both academic structure and play. Based on Reggio Emilia and Montessori principles, our tenets are to foster a community of tenacious learners and compassionate humanitarians who approach life with humble confidence.

Design Thinking

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Spring Hill School - Voted Best Private School in Santa Cruz County: Individualized Education by Design - Personalized Learning. Community. Design Thinking. Whole Child Focus.

Small Class Size

Diversity & Community

Enrichment Programs


Voted Best Private School in Santa Cruz

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